Police Officer Earl Joseph Hauck, II

Police Officer Earl Joseph Hauck, II

New Orleans Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, March 22, 1990

Earl Joseph Hauck, II

Officer Hauck was shot and killed while attempting to arrest an escapee from the parish prison. The suspect had gained possession of a security guard's gun after he assaulted her. The suspect was being chased by Officer Hauck and other officers. As Officer Hauck reached for his handcuffs after cornering the suspect, the man opened fire, killing Officer Hauck. Another officer shot and wounded the suspect. The suspect was transported to a local hospital where he died 13 hours later.

Officer Hauck is survived by his two daughters.

Bio

  • Age 22
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Deceased

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Happy Birthday! Today would have been a big one 70 years. Wish you were here to share it with everyone. Clem and I miss you so much.

Shirlean Hauck Lingener
sister

June 15, 2017

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